Saturday, January 8, 2011

How to tell the difference between a theoretical statistician and an applied statistician

How to tell the difference between a theoretical statistician and an applied statistician?
A theoretical statistician knows all about measure theory but has never seen a measurement whereas the actual use of measure theory by the applied statistician is a set of measure zero.
--- Stephen Senn
Found on Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science
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